Asus PG278Q vs LG 34UM95C

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Asus PG278Q
LG 34UM95C

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 3D PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UM95C is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

30 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², however the LG 34UM95C is only a 320 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (30 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 34UM95C (5ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 0.7W lower than the LG 34UM95C (1.2W).
More popular
The Asus PG278Q is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 2348 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the LG 34UM95C ranks No. 4385.
6 Reasons For
7" bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 34" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the Asus PG278Q (34"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG278Q is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Asus PG278Q (178°).
18.53cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The LG 34UM95C is an 87cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 18.53cm bigger than the Asus PG278Q (87cm).
One more USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the LG 34UM95C is three, but the Asus PG278Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Cheaper by $44
The LG 34UM95C is $43.53 cheaper than the Asus PG278Q.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
7" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a display diagonal of 27", however the LG 34UM95C is a 34" PC monitor (7" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the LG 34UM95C (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, however the LG 34UM95C is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
A lot smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.47cm, however the LG 34UM95C is an 87cm display diagonal PC monitor (18.53cm bigger).
Only two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UM95C only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
$44 more expensive
The Asus PG278Q is more expensive than the LG 34UM95C by $43.53.
6 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The LG 34UM95C is not 3D, whereas the Asus PG278Q is 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 320 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 30 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PG278Q (320 cd/m²).
4ms slower response time Edit
The LG 34UM95C has a response time of 5ms, however the Asus PG278Q is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

0.7W higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
LG 34UM95C is 1.2W power consumption when in PowerSave mode, but the Asus PG278Q is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.7W lower).
Older by five months
The LG 34UM95C is five months older than the Asus PG278Q.
Less popular
The LG 34UM95C is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 4385 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the Asus PG278Q ranks No. 2348.

Awards

35 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Editor's Choice
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
Bjorn3d.com: Golden Bear Award
chip.com.my: Outstanding
Digital Versus: 5 Star
elektroniktest.dk: Gold
gamestar.de: Platinum
guru3d.com: Top Pick
hardware.info: Gold Award
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
hwa.com.tr: High Performance
hwp.com.tr: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
kitguru.net: Must Have
legitreviews.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
nordichardware.se: Recommended
overclock3d.net: Performance
overclockersclub.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcper.com: Gold
prad.de: Very Good
profesionalreview.com: Platinum
techgage.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended
teknokulis.com: Gold
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
xtremehardware.com: Gold
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Date Released

16 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
Electricity cost - switched on $ 95.27
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 95.27
Purchase price $ 655.47
Total cost of ownership $ 750.74
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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0.64T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 34"
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
89 - 222 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2325 x 0.2325
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.47cm 87cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
320 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 14W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D Vision
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 80W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 77kWh
Power Consumption (max)
38.7W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
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Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.5kg 10.1kg
BEST
Package Height
456mm
BEST
513mm
Package Depth
300mm 177mm
BEST
Package Width
756mm
BEST
904mm
Weight With Stand
7kg
BEST
7.7kg
Height (with Stand)
554.5mm 468.9mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
237.9mm 172.9mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
619.8mm
BEST
829.9mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 379.8mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 82.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 829.9mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
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Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Game Mode
 Game mode
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